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  1. Re: Top box filling first... Cleaning up cross-comb

    Great! Once again, thank you.
  2. Re: Top box filling first... Cleaning up cross-comb

    One more question. What do I do with the extra comb I have removed? What if there are larvae in it? Tie it to an empty frame? I'm thinking that there would be a couple of pieces that would be...
  3. Re: Top box filling first... Cleaning up cross-comb

    Thank you again. I am very grateful.
  4. Re: Top box filling first... Cleaning up cross-comb

    OK. Wow, thank you everyone! I truly appreciate the input. I will get in my hive today and clean things up a bit, switch boxes and place a couple of drawn frames in the top one.

    I noticed they...
  5. Top box filling first... Cleaning up cross-comb

    Hi all. First timer here. I've got one 8 frame Langstroth hive with 2 medium boxes so far. I'm going the foundationless route and for the most part it seem to be going pretty well. It's been a...
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    Re: Comb in the top box first. Normal?

    I was thinking that with the mediums, I should use two boxes as with "regular" hives the bottom/brood boxes are deeper. Would it be good to remove the bottom box, making the one with comb the only...
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    Comb in the top box first. Normal?

    Hi,

    I searched for an answer and could find none, so I figured I'd ask...

    First time beekeeper here. In Santa Fe New Mexico. I've got an 8 frame, all medium hive, and am using foundation-less...
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    Re: Robbing at a new hive

    Thanks so much for watching the video. Another opinion is comforting. I am making one of these style robbing screens: http://entomology.ucdavis.edu/files/147611.pdf It seems that it should be...
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    Re: Robbing at a new hive

    Ok, I opened the hive today and the queen box had fallen blocking the release of the queen. I pulled the cork and put the queen cage back in so hopefully she will do her thing. The hive is back...
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    Re: Robbing at a new hive

    Yes, I cleaned it up the best I could, it spilled on loose sand/dirt so scooping up what I could and then tossing fresh dirt on top.
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    Re: Newbee in New Mexico

    Santa Fe
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    Re: Robbing at a new hive

    Thank You. i looked at some orientation flight and some robbing videos. I will look tomorrow and see... I don't feel as panicked about it. Thanks.
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    Re: Robbing at a new hive

    I am pretty sure it is robbing. The bees are like a cloud around the front of the hive and It looks like fighting to me. And there are 2 colors of bees. I read somewhere about putting a wet sheet...
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    Robbing at a new hive

    Hi all, first time beekeeper here...

    I just installed the bees in my hive 4 days ago. I tried the baggie feeding method, but the baggie had a hole in it (figures) and some spilled down into the...
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    Newbee in New Mexico

    HI all, just got my first hive. 4 days into this new adventure. I'm excited to hear others experiences and to learn from each other.
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